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Community Building in Online Spaces

While online learning often gets framed as less social than f2f sessions, the internet actually offers possibilities for building connections among learners and across student/faculty boundaries. This session explores how that can happen, spaces for supporting it, and also reasons why it may not work optimally during the pandemic. We’ll look at issues of connection […]

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Designing Assignments for Online Environments

Through collaboration, low stakes/entry digital tools, and active learning exercises there are many ways to transform f2f assignments into online assignments. Using small adjustments this presentation will focus on strategies for creating online assignments framed within UDL principles, an understanding of cognitive load, and backward design. Slide Deck One Page Resource on Designing Assignments   […]

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2020 Advising Resources

Advising and Degree Works 101 Learn from experienced advisors about how to best support PSU students. We will take you through the ins and outs of Degree Works and the registration system, and show how it can help you as you talk with students about their academic journey https://youtu.be/MHM0Vi9HuLM Use this sheet as a jumping-off […]

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TIDE Discussion: Materials

Faculty from the I&E Cluster are proposing a new TIDE Certificate (Transformative Innovation & Design Entrepreneurship), a 16-credit adventure in Entrepreneurship and Innovation open to any student, any cluster, any major & any discipline.  TIDE will empower students to realize their dreams, blaze through their limits, and realize their passions by creating value for others. […]

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Opening a Syllabus

These resources were created by CoLab staff member Matthew Cheney, Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, for the 2019 PSU staff and faculty University Days event. The first offers the slides from a presentation on “Cruelty-Free Syllabi”, the second from a discussion of “Radical Open Syllabi”. “Cruelty-Free Syllabi” “Radical Open Syllabi”

Enacting student partnership as though we really mean it: Some Freirean principles for a pedagogy of partnership

Enacting student partnership as though we really mean it: Some Freirean principles for a pedagogy of partnership

Article for upcoming discussion on Student Agency Peters, J., & Mathias, L. (2018). Enacting student partnership as though we really mean it: Some Freirean principles for a pedagogy of partnership. International Journal for Students As Partners, 2(2), 53-70. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v2i2.3509 Link to article